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Kansas City KS, 66102
Convenient to Major Highways and Minutes to Plaza...Convenient to Shopping...
Kansas City KS, 66103
Minutes from UMKC/Rockhurst, KC Art Inst., JCCC and KCKCC. Walk to KU Med Ctr., Close to Historic Wesport Nightlife Dist.- Plaza Shops & Restaurants- Downtown. FREE Monthly Continental Bfst, Onsite Paper Recycling, FREE Video-DVD Library, Utilties PAID on Studios & an Outside Pool are but a few reasons our Resident Friends Enjoy living In Our Community!
Kansas City KS, 66103
All newly renovated units! Brand new appliances, new flooring throughout, new hardware and light fixtures, new countertops and sinks and all new doors! We have a pool, pet friendly, open 7 days a week, 24/7 emergency maintenance, courtesy patrol, locked building entry doors, laundry facility in every building and package acceptance. We are minutes from the legends, shopping, grocery stores and much more!
Kansas City KS, 66112
Quiet, gated, shaded courtyard, carports, close to GM, Hospital, community college, Interstates, Downtown
Kansas City KS, 66102
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Kansas City, KS
Overview of Kansas City
According to data from the U.S. Census Bureau, Kansas City, Kansas, had a population of 145,786 in 2010. This unique metropolitan area spans two states, with Kansas City, Missouri, and its suburbs to the east, and Kansas City, Kansas, and its suburbs to the west. Kansas City, Kansas, is the third largest city in the state and offers a diverse culture and numerous economic opportunities.
Kansas City offers big-city amenities while remaining down to earth. Its museums, shopping, tourist attractions and parks give it a colorful aura, even though rural Kansas is just a few minutes away. The city is surrounded by small towns and suburbs, a stark contrast to the suburban sprawl in other metropolitan areas. However, Kansas City isn't old-fashioned: Its recent consolidation with the Unified Government of Wyandotte County has allowed it to encourage multiple urban developments and has brought shopping and tourism to the area. Those searching for Kansas City apartments for rent should have no problem finding a fabulous apartment home.
Living in Kansas City, KS
Kansas City is a growing and diverse area, and has gained a reputation as such. In recent years, the city has capitalized on an interest in urban growth and Midwestern tourism by creating Village West, a large shopping and recreational campus within the city limits. Village West boasts 114 businesses, including 28 restaurants. It also includes numerous resorts, water parks and the Kansas Speedway.
Kansas City's many attractions offer variety in life and in leisure. With Kansas City, Missouri, just across the state border, Kansas City residents enjoy two very different city mentalities all within one metropolitan area.
Kansas City Work and Study
According to city-data.com, the city's population increases by 6.6 percent each work day, due to people commuting for work. About 46 percent of residents live and work in Kansas City, Kansas, while many of the remaining workers commute to Kansas City or Overland Park, Missouri.
Kansas City's website lists University of Kansas Hospital, General Motors, the public school system, University of Kansas Medical Center, city government, Associated Wholesale Grocers and the Burlington Northern-Santa Fe Railroad as the city's top employers.
Kansas City, Kansas, is home to Kansas City Kansas Community College. Across state lines in Kansas City, Missouri, is University of Missouri - Kansas City, which enrolls about 9,100 students each year.
Rentals in Kansas City, KS and Cost of Living
Kansas City rentals make up 40.5 percent of the city's housing market, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. This should be welcome news to those in search of Kansas City apartments.
The median gross rent in Kansas City, Kansas, was $704 per month in 2010. Incoming residents will also be happy to note that the cost of living in Kansas City, Kansas, was 87.2 on the cost of living index, 12.8 percent less than the national average.
Kansas City Attractions and Special Events
Kansas City, Kansas, is home to the Kansas Speedway. Each year, the speedway hosts two NASCAR race weekends, drawing tourists from across the country. Near the speedway is the 865,000-square-foot "Plaza at the Speedway," which offers visitors a variety of retail shopping, including an environmentally green Wal-Mart superstore.
Village West offers hours of entertainment to visitors, with numerous shopping opportunities and other amenities. Hotels and resorts such as The Schlitterbahn Vacation Village Resort, Great Wolf Lodge and Chateau Avalon give visitors unique places to stay while they explore the sights in Kansas City.
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